P&G Makes Gillette Business Changes

12 January 2007

CINCINNATI: Procter & Gamble is continuing its management suite shuffle by dividing administration of the Gillette business between two of its own executives.

The blade-and-razor unit is to come under the stewardship of P&G vice chairman-health and beauty Susan Arnold, who will also take charge of German-based Braun.

Meantime, vice chairman-global household care Bruce Byrnes will become responsible for Gillette's Duracell business.

The move leaves a question mark over the future of Mark Leckie, group president of Gillette's global business unit. The company says he will continue in the role until July when the transition period ends. However, "no plans have been announced regarding his next position".

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